Scenes from the marriage of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, adapted by Tony Staveacre from their letters and memoirs.

Weill was a German composer, studious and serious; she was an Austrian coachman's daughter, stage-struck and ambitious.

The hectic marriage of this unlikely couple became the stuff of gossip in Europe and America.

With Henry Goodman and Kelly Hunter.

Director Tony Staveacre.

Broadcast Dates

  • 19980601 (Radio 4)